Costumed Elkanen (Secondary Costume) - 5* Nature / Green from Season 1

New Season 1 Secondary Costume is released: Costumed Elkanen

This thread is for discussing strategy related to Costumed Elkanen, as well as your thoughts on Costumed Elkanen.

Costumed Elkanen

Rarity Element Class Mana Speed Mana CB
Level Attack Defense Health

+1 Costume
+2 Costume
+1 Costume
+2 Costume
+1 Costume
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Origin Family
Costume Chamber Classic
Image Aether Power Description
counterattack Counterattack At the start of each battle, this Hero counterattacks with 60% of the damage received for 6 turns.
In battles with multiple waves, the effect is refreshed at the beginning of each wave.
:dizzy: Special Skill: Lunar Spear
  • Deals 230% damage to all enemies.
  • All enemies get -50% decrease of any healing received for 3 turns. This effect can’t be cleansed.

All-in-one still under construction. Card image to be added when available.

:hugs: Classic Family

:balance_scale: Balance Updates

:test_tube: Changes from Beta

There appear to be no changes to Costumed Elkanen from last-seen Beta stats, skill, and design.

Beta Information: 🧪 Early Information on Round 1 of Secondary Season 1 Hero Costumes [Part of The Beta Beat v50]

:thought_balloon: What do you think of Costumed Elkanen ?

This thread is for thoughts and discussion on Costumed Elkanen.

Based on preferences Forum members have expressed, please try to stick mainly to Costumed Elkanen and not wander off topic too much to other heroes.

Some Popular Questions for Discussion

  • Is Costumed Elkanen worth summoning for?

  • Would you use Costumed Elkanen on Defense? Offense? War? Quests/Events? Titans?

  • Which heroes on your Roster best pair with Costumed Elkanen ?

  • What heroes would you take when facing Costumed Elkanen as an opponent?

  • Would you give Costumed Elkanen Paladin Emblems? Which Talent Grid path will you choose?

  • What do you think of special?

  • What do you think of Costumed Elkanen’s character design?

  • If you Summoned Costumed Elkanen and would like to post your results, please include some thoughts on why you Summoned Costumed Elkanen, and whether/how you plan to make use of them.*

*NOTE: Summon Results posted without any commentary/feedback at all should be flagged as Off Topic and removed, based on preferences expressed by the Forum community. Please include some comments about what you think of Costumed Elkanen when posting Summon Results. In addition to opinions about Costumed Elkanen, you are also encouraged to include how many Summons it took before receiving Costumed Elkanen (or how many Summons you’ve done without receiving Costumed Elkanen), so other players are presented with realistic experiences of the rarity of Legendary Event Hero.

:money_with_wings: Avoiding Overspending & Heartache :broken_heart:

More Insights & Reading

I highly recommend reading these three threads for more information and context on summoning odds:

If you’ve read them a million times before, you may consider reading them again before deciding on your budget for summoning. A little time spent deciding on how much money you want to risk on summoning goes a long way to avoiding disappointment, frustration, and regret later. :slight_smile:

:thinking: Wondering About Your Personal Situation?

Feel free to discuss your team and roster here, and ask for advice from other Forum members.

If you’d like more extensive advice on sorting out your particular roster, I recommend creating a new thread in #gameplay-help-tactics, and posting screenshots of your hero roster, along with your questions.

:link: Related Threads You May Be Interested In


Feedback Poll - Costumed Elkanen (post release)

:question: Is Costumed Elkanen worth Summoning For?

  • Yes, absolutely
  • Only if you’re P2P
  • Yes, but only when featured.
  • Not really
  • Not at all

0 voters

:question: How many copies of Costumed Elkanen would be useful to keep & Level?

Note - this is roster space dependent & isn’t the same for everyone!

  • Zero
  • Just one
  • 2
  • 3
  • All of them

0 voters

:question: What do you think Costumed Elkanen’s Primary Purpose is?

  • Damage Dealer (Immediate)
  • Healing Debuffer

0 voters

:question: What do you think of Costumed Elkanen compared to other Heroes?

  • Over Powered (OP)
  • Little stronger than Most
  • On Par with Most
  • Little Weaker than Most
  • Completely Broken (Under Powered)

0 voters

:question: How does Costumed Elkanen’s Special Skill and Intended Purpose match Costumed Elkanen’s Base Stats?

Note this means Costumed Elkanen’s Class, Attack, Defence & HP Stat

  • Perfectly
  • Better than Most
  • On Par with Most
  • Worse than Most
  • Terribly

0 voters

:question: What do you think which version of Elkanen is better ?

  • Normal Elkanen
  • Costumed Elkanen (Old costume)
  • Costumed Elkanen (Secondary costume)

0 voters

:question: Is Costumed Elkanen worth giving Cleric Emblems to the original hero?

  • Yes absolutely
  • Depends on who else you got
  • Hmmmm, not sure yet
  • No I don’t think so
  • No… Not at all.

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:question: In Defence, where do you think Costumed Elkanen is best used?

  • Left Wing
  • Left Flank
  • Tank
  • Right Flank
  • Right Wing
  • Not on defence at all.

0 voters

:question: How do you think Costumed Elkanen is best used?

  • PvP Raids/ War attack
  • Normal Defence
  • War Defence
  • Titans
  • Farming
  • Tournaments
  • Event Teams

0 voters

Choose up to 3 options

:question: What do you think is Costumed Elkanen worth Limit Breaking ?

  • Yes
  • No

0 voters

:question: If you would emblem Costumed Elkanen then which Emblem Path would you select ?

  • Sword path
    (Selecing Attack talent nodes when possible)
  • Shield path
    (Selecing Health and Shield talent nodes when possible)

0 voters


They can’t just give elkanen a break. Second costume also feels so underwhelming


Thanks play for ur effort here… But damn… I super don’t care about any of these second costumes…


I am not so sure… 230% to all at fast(er 5%) is quite good (Bastet is 220%) and uncleansable heal cut is great vs best cleanse first heroes and vs all major healers like upcoming cleopatra, Zuri etc,…

Elkanen and fiend makers will be best buddies for life :slight_smile:

Levena, Lepus and Panther have more dmg 260-280% and out of those three, he has second best utility behind Guardian Panther :wink: … Now I remember there is also Narcissa at 240%

Wouldnt mind up a dmg a bit


Yes I know paired with fiends he is great, I figured that out long before. But everyone else has so much more going on. He’s pretty much a better Sargasso and better on defence as imo nobody really cares about healing in the top defences when everything nukes in a couple of turns. And why have C Elk when you can have Quintus who will reverse the flow of battle in an instant?
Yeah Cleo is a threat but he must fire first.

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Quint is slow, Elk is speed :slight_smile: Ofc Quint will be great, but there are more and more ailment blockers now in all colours, where speed is again factor…

Most healers are average or slow speed so Elky can do his harm& charm

I agree though, that most S1 costumes are bland with specials, compared to other portals…But people pull more for that reason :slight_smile:


Anyone needs his full figure? :slight_smile:

I just picked him up, I wouldn’t mind knowing what his fully Emblemed and LB figures might be, with the new costume bonus it should be quite high.

Yeah, it would be nice

there you go :slight_smile:


Just pulled him and unfortunately he may never see use even with the higher stats. Both costumes and the original are underwhelming.

I concur. Elk is the biggest waste of mats i ever did.

Shame you dont see use in him… He has uncleansable heal cut which is I think, the only example besides Malin who is OP hero…

And many current top heroes are great healers and fiend makers… So this new C.2 Elkanen has soo much usefullness, especially at fast speed (Malin is slow).

I wouldnt mind some increase in his dmg though :slight_smile:


Faced him in todays raid, when paired with Fiend Summoners he is absolutely nasty and a real threat! Shame I didn’t pull him, but congrats to all who did. He is absolutely worth the mats now imho.


While he can’t pump out the damage that C.Guardian Panther, Lewena, Nyx, or Hypnos can, he is still a Fast AOE with an uncleansable healing ailment. As such he would be good on Defense in a team made up of AOE action.

Unfortunately on the Offense he is less as thrilling as he doesn’t hit as much as those heroes named above, and depending on where you raid/war at he may not have a lot of healers to hinder as many Defense teams in the higher end meta consist of limited healers who are usually there to either boost mana (Xylophone/Toxicandra) or hinder mana (Rhys), protect or cleanse ailments (Garnet/Toxicandra), or to revive the team (MN). Against a Morel-Panther-Xylophone-Lewena-Wolfgang type of setup the “healer” is really there only to boost/buy-time for the AOE onslaught to occur. In such a case C2.Elkanen is less useful here (not useless, just less useful).

That said, a team that relies on a healer/s to heal is a good place for C2.Elk and others like him to be.


Pulled the costume so felt I needed to ascend him.

Having trouble finding any good use for him, despite impressive stats (1019).

Any ideas how to use him?



For me… It would be in the soul exchange.

Pairing him with someone who summons fiends may be the best bet for him. I’d personally like to have him because im currently working on Vivica and her costumes, and im curious to see what the family bonus will be. I also have Tahir so an uncleansable status aliment means he’ll do max damage to any enemy

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I feel like going down the attack path might be a viable option for him given his superior talent now gives him boosted defense 50% of the time.

I actually think he’s also decent compared to say Ma’at who has the same attack stats but worst def/health (when you account for his costume bonus), and he does 35% more damage to all enemies at the same speed - just that she has a better utility of DD and a strong passive, whilst his utility of reduced healing is much nicher albeit uncleansable.